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cover image - Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,8th Edition
ISBN: 9780323511704
Publication Date: 11-08-2017
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $80.99

Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 8th Edition

by Al Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT, RPFT, FAARC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323511704
Publication Date: 11-08-2017
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $80.99
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Wilkin’s Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, 8th Edition, is the world-leading respiratory care text devoted exclusively to patient assessment. This comprehensive book prepares students to assist physicians in the decision-making process regarding treatment, evaluating the treatment’s effectiveness, and determining if changes in the treatment need to be made. Written by Dr. Albert Heuer, and Dr. Craig Scanlan, it emphasizes learning objectives through well-organized need to know information and tips. Plus, this streamlined edition helps your students focus on key content and prepare for the CRT credentialing exam by aligning material within the book to the NBRC exam matrices.

    • Case studies offer real-life clinical scenarios challenging you to interpret data and make accurate patient assessments.
    • Questions to Ask boxes identify what practitioners should ask patients (i.e., coughing, sputum, shortness of breath) or questions to ask themselves on various subjects (i.e., lung sounds they are hearing, blood pressure, respiratory rate) in order to provide effective patient care.
    • Learning objectives, chapter outlines, chapter overviews, and key terms lists in each chapter, help you focus on key content.
    • Key Point summaries emphasize the learning objectives and provide an overview of important material.
    • Simply Stated boxes highlight and promote understanding of important concepts.
    • A comprehensive approach provides you with the important information you need to know in order to effectively assess patients.
    • NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the most recent changes to the NBRC exam.
    • NEW! Inclusion of the latest technological advancements relates to the assessment of critical care and non-critical care patients.
    • NEW! Full-color design enhances learning and understanding by making key concepts easy to find.
  • 1.  Preparing for the Patient Encounter 2.  The Medical History and the Interview 3.  Cardiopulmonary Symptoms 4.  Vital Signs 5.  Fundamentals of Physical Examination 6. Neurological Assessment of the Respiratory Care Patient 7.  Clinical Laboratory Studies 8.  Interpretation of Blood Gases 9.  Pulmonary Function Testing 10.  Clinical Application of the Chest Radiograph 11.  Interpretation of the Electrocardiogram 12.  Assessment of the Neonatal and Pediatric Patient 13.  Assessment of the Older Patient 14.  Respiratory Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit 15.  Assessment of Cardiac Output 16.  Assessment of Hemodynamic Pressures 17.  Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy 18.  Nutritional Assessment of Patients with Respiratory Disease 19.  Assessment of Sleep and Breathing 20.  Assessment of the Home Care Patient 21.  Documentation of the Patient Assessment

    Answer Appendix Glossary Index

  • Al Heuer, PhD, MBA, RRT, RPFT, FAARC, Program Director and Professor,Masters in Health Care Management Rutgers - School of Health Professions Newark
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